Through the Fire and Flames

Through the Fire and Flames

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"Through the Fire and Flames" is a song performed by the British power metal band Dragonforce. It is considered to be the most successful and well known song of the band, partially due to its use and subsequent infamy in the musical video game Guitar Hero III:Legends of Rock. [1]


"Through the Fire and Flames" was recorded by DragonForce in 2005 and was released on January 9th of following year by Roadrunner Records as part of the album Inhuman Rampage[1]. The single of "Through the Fire and Flames" was released on August 3rd, 2006. A video version of the song, slightly shorter than the original, was uploaded to YouTube on December 26, 2006, and has since gained nearly 70 million views. [2]

The song gained an increase in popularity after it appeared as a bonus track in the Guitar Hero game: Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock in October of 2007. [7] The song is unlocked after the player finishes the game at any difficulty level. It is considered to be one of the most difficult songs in the Guitar Hero Games series (and by many to be the most difficult).[3][4][5] The song was listed as the fourth top Video Game Villain of 2007 by Game Informer.[9] The song was also later released as a DLC for the Rock Band series of video games.


Due to the song's infamous difficulty on Guitar Hero, several Full Combo Videos have gained over a million views. The most popular video of the song being played on Guitar Hero is of nine year old gaining a 95% completion of the song. This video has gained over 18 million views since being uploaded on November 7th, 2007.[8]

The song has also been covered many different times by different YouTube users on many different instruments and sound remixes.

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